Aisha Buhari Honours Airport Cleaner Who Returned Lost Bag

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has presented an award of excellent to a janitor with Lakewood Development Company, Miss Mary Ishaya, who returned a lost bag she picked up in the male toilet of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Mrs Buhari , who presented the award at a brief reception in the State House, Abuja, urged Nigerians to “emulate the uncommon honesty and incorruptible disposition exhibited by Miss Ishaya.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had on Sept. 11, 2018 on its official tweeter handle @FAAN_Official tweeted: “we celebrate Miss Mary Ishaya who works for Lakewood Company, the cleaning contractor responsible for cleaning Abuja Airport.

“She found the following valuable items in the toilet: 2,000 dollars, 140 Canadian dollars, eight pieces of coins, N21,850, two international passports, four ATM cards, four bus cards and baggage claim tags.

“The owner, an employee of Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Imade Uhunwagho, has since collected his valuables.”

NAN also recalled that the cleaning firm had in appreciation, promoted Miss Ishaya from being a janitor to a supervisor.

Ishaya thanked the wife of the President for recognising her action, adding that the award would encourage her to do more.

The Vice Chairman of the Company, Mr Jonathan Irafor, expressed gratitude to Mrs Buhari for finding Ishaya worthy of the award.

According to him, the honour is not just on Ishaya alone but the entire company because that is what it preaches to to its workers.

Irafor said that the company would continue to do its best to uphold honesty, transparency and integrity in line with the change mantra of the present administration.

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  1. This is amazing, worthy of emulation. There are still so many honest Nigerians out there that the nation needs to be fixed in some strategic positions apart from the award. Still thanked President wife and others.

  2. This is amazing

  3. The awarded deserves it.

  4. The man deserves the Award

  5. Awwwwww…integrity

  6. Very good. It will encourage others to always do same

  7. Integrity in play I love that act

  8. Honesty pays. Thanks to her excellence y for acknowledging the wonderfull lady.

  9. It pays to be good.

  10. The award is well deserved in a country where by even governmental personnel are thieves

  11. Very good of her. Keep it up

  12. It pays to be not easy to see people like this in this our country… are highly apreciated.thank you 1st lady…

  13. Wat she did is worthy of emulation

  14. It pays to be good

  15. People like this are just so rare, he should be rewarded greatly

  16. Wow she would be indebted to her

  17. That a nice act

  18. she deserves it,its not easy to return a bag with such money

  19. That’s so generous of Aisha and to the lady i pray for more blessings to locate her

  20. Dat z so kind of her

  21. That’s so kind of her. It’s also an encouragement to the man. And to other people out there.

  22. Very kind of her

  23. Interesting

  24. Wow this is amazing…how I wish all Nigerians would be like this

  25. good 1 mrs president.

  26. That’s so lovely of the First Lady

  27. Nice gesture Mrs first lady

  28. Reward for sincerity

  29. She’s nice, keep it up

  30. Thats good hearted Nigeria woman .

  31. Honesty and integrity is a rare value today in Nigeria but it is of great importance,,,it pays to be honest,,thanks to her excellency for awarding miss ishaya for her integrity,,,this will urge Nigerian citizen to value the importance of honesty and integrity

  32. Good encouragement

  33. Wow her kind is so rare God bless her the more

  34. Good people still remain

  35. This is good, God bless the First Lady and the good Nigerian. I believe this is a good example so that others will stop taking what aren’t theirs

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